Gulrez Shah Azhar

Gulrez Shah Azhar, MD PhD is Senior Fellow, Futures Health Scenarios at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington. Dr. Azhar completed his doctoral work in Policy Analysis at the RAND graduate school, where he studied health impacts of heat and worked on a range of diverse health research projects. His training is in medicine, public health, and public policy, and he uses epidemiology, econometric, and evidence-synthesis tools. He is interested in understanding the future impacts of climate change on health conditions.


Don’t Call Them Climate Refugees

The majority of people displaced by climate change won’t cross international borders, will not be refugees or migrants